Nutrition and Triathlon
I need advice on diet and what to eat. I signed up for my first Sprint Tri September 11th. I have run several half marathons and have begun swimming and biking. But I need to drop about 20 pounds to really be
healthy, and I feel it would help my time. Do you have any food plan suggestions?
Henry from Pennsylvania
Thank you for contacting TriathaNewbie.com!
There are a few books out there that can help you get onto a diet that will supplement your triathlon training. Check these out:
- The Triathlete’s Training Bible
- Triathlete Magazine’s Complete Triathlon Book: The Training, Diet, Health, Equipment, and Safety Tips You Need to Do Your Best
If you want something more person-specific, I’d suggest sitting down with a nutritionist and getting some recommendations.
Let us know what you end up doing and we’ll post it here.
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